The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Amazon S3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Amazon S3 over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
England / London
Rank 309 379 386
Rank change year-on-year +70 +7  
Contract jobs citing Amazon S3 97 61 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.28% 0.16%
As % of the Cloud Services category 3.27% 2.92% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 45 23
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £345 £377
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £488 £408
% change year-on-year -7.69% +19.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

Amazon S3 is in the cloud computing skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

Contract Cloud Computing Skills
London
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 2970 2091 1360
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 15.26% 9.45% 6.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 2209 1543 916
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £435 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 22 28
Median hourly rate £21.50 £26.25 £27.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.09% -3.89%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.12 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £43.50 £41.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £19.50 £22.50
% change year-on-year -12.79% -13.35%  

Amazon S3
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Amazon S3 as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Cloud Services category.

Job vacancy trend for Amazon S3 in London

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Amazon S3 in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Amazon S3 in London

Amazon S3
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Amazon S3 in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Amazon S3 in London

Amazon S3
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Amazon S3 within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +10 9 £525 +2.43% 3
Croydon - 3 - -
Hayes - 1 £470 -
Amazon S3
England

Amazon S3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Amazon S3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the London region with a requirement for Amazon S3.

1 221 (97.79%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (80.53%) Amazon EC2
3 132 (58.41%) DevOps
4 116 (51.33%) Linux
5 101 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (40.71%) Amazon RDS
7 91 (40.27%) Python
8 84 (37.17%) Jenkins
9 81 (35.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 80 (35.40%) Puppet
11 72 (31.86%) AWS CloudFormation
12 71 (31.42%) Continuous Integration
13 69 (30.53%) Terraform
14 68 (30.09%) Docker
15 63 (27.88%) Ansible
15 63 (27.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 59 (26.11%) Java
17 58 (25.66%) Amazon ELB
18 57 (25.22%) Microservices
19 56 (24.78%) Web Services
20 55 (24.34%) Route 53
21 54 (23.89%) Bash Shell
21 54 (23.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
22 49 (21.68%) Big Data
23 48 (21.24%) Opscode Chef
23 48 (21.24%) Ruby
24 44 (19.47%) Git (software)
24 44 (19.47%) nginx
25 41 (18.14%) Configuration Management
26 40 (17.70%) Scala

Amazon S3
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 44 (19.47%) nginx
2 31 (13.72%) Apache Spark
3 26 (11.50%) Apache
4 25 (11.06%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (7.96%) Confluence
6 14 (6.19%) Tomcat
7 11 (4.87%) IIS
8 10 (4.42%) Apache Pig
9 3 (1.33%) Cloud Foundry
9 3 (1.33%) SAS
10 2 (0.88%) GemFire
11 1 (0.44%) Anypoint
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.44%) MQSeries
11 1 (0.44%) Mule
11 1 (0.44%) Mule ESB
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 2 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) SPSS
2 1 (0.44%) Stata
Cloud Services
1 221 (97.79%) Amazon AWS
2 182 (80.53%) Amazon EC2
3 81 (35.84%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 72 (31.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 63 (27.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 58 (25.66%) Amazon ELB
7 55 (24.34%) Route 53
8 54 (23.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 38 (16.81%) Amazon SQS
10 37 (16.37%) CloudFront
11 33 (14.60%) AWS CloudTrail
12 32 (14.16%) Amazon EMR
13 30 (13.27%) AWS Lambda
14 28 (12.39%) Amazon Kinesis
15 27 (11.95%) PaaS
16 21 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
17 10 (4.42%) Amazon ElastiCache
17 10 (4.42%) Cloud Computing
18 8 (3.54%) AWS Data Pipeline
19 6 (2.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 37 (16.37%) VPN
2 13 (5.75%) HTTP
3 8 (3.54%) DNS
4 7 (3.10%) Network Security
5 6 (2.65%) SSH
6 5 (2.21%) Kerberos
6 5 (2.21%) LDAP
7 4 (1.77%) Firewall
7 4 (1.77%) OpenLDAP
7 4 (1.77%) OpenVPN
8 3 (1.33%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (1.33%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.88%) Internet
9 2 (0.88%) LAN
9 2 (0.88%) SSL
9 2 (0.88%) WAN
10 1 (0.44%) AMQP
10 1 (0.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (0.44%) Wireless
10 1 (0.44%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (40.71%) Amazon RDS
2 49 (21.68%) Big Data
3 40 (17.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 33 (14.60%) Hadoop
5 26 (11.50%) Apache Hive
5 26 (11.50%) NoSQL
6 24 (10.62%) Amazon Redshift
7 21 (9.29%) MySQL
8 18 (7.96%) MongoDB
9 17 (7.52%) Apache Cassandra
10 15 (6.64%) HBase
11 14 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
12 12 (5.31%) SQL Server
13 10 (4.42%) Relational Database
14 9 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
14 9 (3.98%) Neo4j
14 9 (3.98%) RDBMS
15 8 (3.54%) Data Lake
15 8 (3.54%) Presto
16 5 (2.21%) Impala
Development Applications
1 84 (37.17%) Jenkins
2 44 (19.47%) Git (software)
3 21 (9.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 21 (9.29%) JIRA
4 19 (8.41%) Maven
5 18 (7.96%) TeamCity
6 15 (6.64%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (5.31%) JUnit
8 7 (3.10%) Bitbucket
8 7 (3.10%) Mockito
8 7 (3.10%) RSpec
8 7 (3.10%) Vagrant
9 6 (2.65%) Ant
9 6 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
10 4 (1.77%) Artifactory
10 4 (1.77%) Liquibase
10 4 (1.77%) SonarQube
10 4 (1.77%) Subversion
11 3 (1.33%) Gradle
11 3 (1.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (7.08%) Finance
2 12 (5.31%) Games
3 3 (1.33%) Banking
3 3 (1.33%) Multimedia
3 3 (1.33%) Retail
4 2 (0.88%) Marketing
4 2 (0.88%) Publishing
5 1 (0.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 97 (42.92%) DevOps Engineer
2 76 (33.63%) AWS DevOps
3 72 (31.86%) AWS Engineer
4 39 (17.26%) Developer
5 26 (11.50%) Architect
6 23 (10.18%) Data Engineer
7 18 (7.96%) Big Data Engineer
8 17 (7.52%) AWS Architect
8 17 (7.52%) Linux/Unix DevOps
9 14 (6.19%) Administrator
9 14 (6.19%) Linux Engineer
10 13 (5.75%) Cloud Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) Java Developer
12 11 (4.87%) Cloud Architect
12 11 (4.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
13 10 (4.42%) AWS Consultant
13 10 (4.42%) Consultant
13 10 (4.42%) DevOps Consultant
14 9 (3.98%) Senior DevOps
14 9 (3.98%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.78%) Web Services
2 29 (12.83%) REST
3 21 (9.29%) Kafka
4 18 (7.96%) JSON
5 17 (7.52%) Elastic Stack
6 13 (5.75%) .NET
6 13 (5.75%) HTML
7 11 (4.87%) Spring
8 10 (4.42%) Akka
8 10 (4.42%) CSS
8 10 (4.42%) Swagger
9 9 (3.98%) SOAP
9 9 (3.98%) XML
10 8 (3.54%) Node.js
10 8 (3.54%) RESTful
11 6 (2.65%) AngularJS
11 6 (2.65%) J2EE
11 6 (2.65%) TensorFlow
12 5 (2.21%) Apache Camel
12 5 (2.21%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.19%) Public Cloud
2 12 (5.31%) Algorithms
3 8 (3.54%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (3.54%) PKI
4 5 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (2.21%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.33%) Clustering
6 2 (0.88%) Cloud Native
6 2 (0.88%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (0.88%) Mainframe
6 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.88%) Smart Energy
6 2 (0.88%) Wiki
7 1 (0.44%) Blog
7 1 (0.44%) PMI
7 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 116 (51.33%) Linux
2 37 (16.37%) Windows
3 27 (11.95%) CentOS
4 24 (10.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (10.62%) Unix
5 8 (3.54%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.44%) Debian
7 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (58.41%) DevOps
2 101 (44.69%) Agile Software Development
3 71 (31.42%) Continuous Integration
4 57 (25.22%) Microservices
5 41 (18.14%) Configuration Management
6 37 (16.37%) Auto-Scaling
7 28 (12.39%) Scrum
8 23 (10.18%) Analytics
8 23 (10.18%) Continuous Delivery
9 19 (8.41%) Machine Learning
9 19 (8.41%) Software Engineering
10 17 (7.52%) E-Commerce
10 17 (7.52%) ETL
11 15 (6.64%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 15 (6.64%) Load Balancing
11 15 (6.64%) TDD
12 14 (6.19%) SOA
13 13 (5.75%) Business Intelligence
13 13 (5.75%) Change Management
14 12 (5.31%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 91 (40.27%) Python
2 59 (26.11%) Java
3 54 (23.89%) Bash Shell
4 48 (21.24%) Ruby
5 40 (17.70%) Scala
6 25 (11.06%) SQL
7 22 (9.73%) Perl
8 21 (9.29%) JavaScript
9 12 (5.31%) Go
9 12 (5.31%) R
10 11 (4.87%) PHP
10 11 (4.87%) PowerShell
11 9 (3.98%) C#
12 7 (3.10%) ActionScript
12 7 (3.10%) ActionScript 2.0
13 6 (2.65%) Groovy
14 5 (2.21%) C
15 3 (1.33%) Clojure
15 3 (1.33%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.88%) AWK
Qualifications
1 25 (11.06%) AWS Certification
2 21 (9.29%) Security Cleared
3 17 (7.52%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.21%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (2.21%) Degree
5 2 (0.88%) PhD
6 1 (0.44%) CCIE
6 1 (0.44%) CCNA
6 1 (0.44%) CCNP
6 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.64%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 68 (30.09%) Docker
2 18 (7.96%) HDFS
3 9 (3.98%) Active Directory
4 8 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (2.21%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (1.77%) Postfix
6 4 (1.77%) Squid
6 4 (1.77%) vCloud
7 3 (1.33%) Apache Flume
8 2 (0.88%) LXC
9 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.44%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 80 (35.40%) Puppet
2 69 (30.53%) Terraform
3 63 (27.88%) Ansible
4 48 (21.24%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (9.29%) Kubernetes
6 13 (5.75%) Kibana
6 13 (5.75%) logstash
7 12 (5.31%) Hadoop YARN
8 9 (3.98%) Graphite
9 8 (3.54%) HAProxy
10 7 (3.10%) Mesos
11 5 (2.21%) SELinux
12 4 (1.77%) Docker Swarm
12 4 (1.77%) Grafana
12 4 (1.77%) Rancher
12 4 (1.77%) Rsyslog
12 4 (1.77%) Sysdig
12 4 (1.77%) ZABBIX
13 3 (1.33%) Consul
13 3 (1.33%) Packer
Vendors
1 19 (8.41%) Oracle
1 19 (8.41%) VMware
2 15 (6.64%) Red Hat
3 14 (6.19%) New Relic
4 13 (5.75%) Atlassian
5 10 (4.42%) Microsoft
6 9 (3.98%) Tableau
7 8 (3.54%) Google
8 7 (3.10%) Cloudera
9 5 (2.21%) Trend Micro
10 4 (1.77%) Alteryx
10 4 (1.77%) Hortonworks
10 4 (1.77%) Sonatype
11 3 (1.33%) IBM
12 2 (0.88%) AppDynamics
12 2 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
12 2 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
12 2 (0.88%) Solace
12 2 (0.88%) Splunk
13 1 (0.44%) MuleSoft
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